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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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How do I troubleshoot an electric start system on a snapper

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how do I troubleshoot an electric start system on a snapper model #RP217017BVE lawn mower
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
https://polr.partstree.com/v1/iplimage.php?ir=YTozOntzOjY6ImxpbmVJZCI7czo3OiJzbmFwcGVyIjtzOjk6ImltYWdlUGF0aCI7czoyODoiYVcxaFoyVnpYREEyTVRNMlhERXpObE5EU0E9PSI7czo3OiJvcHRpb25zIjthOjE6e3M6NToid2lkdGgiO2k6MTAwMDt9fQ
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Do you have a voltmeter?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
What is the battery voltage read ?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Needs to be above 12.5 volts.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Key switch and bale switch has to close to engage the starter.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Ground is direct from battery to starter